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Shawnee Bridge (1914)

Photos 

Piqua Circa 1917

Old postcard view

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BH Photo #508108

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Great Miami River on East Main Street
Location
Piqua, Miami County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914 by the Hackedorn Contracting Co. of Indianapolis, IN; replaced 2005 by prestressed bridge with replica facade
Builder
- Hackedorn Construction Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 527.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Also called
East Main Street Bridge
Lorimer Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14552, -84.23859   (decimal degrees)
40°08'44" N, 84°14'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/735227/4447564 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 4 N., R. 3 E., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5535972 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 94468 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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Shawnee Bridge (1914)
Posted September 23, 2021, by Paul Plassman

Interesting story of a World War II pilot who flew UNDER the Shawnee (Main Street) Bridge: https://www.mymiamicounty.com/one-man-air-force